Conversation Leaders

H.E. Paul Kagame

President of the Republic of Rwanda

George De Lama

President of the Eisenhower Fellowships

Samaila Zubairu

Chief Executive Officer of Africa Finance Corporation

Hon. Paula Ingabire

Minister of ICT and Innovation, Rwanda

H.E. Ambassador Fatima Kyari Mohammed

African Union Ambassador at the United Nations and EF Fellow, Nigeria

Dr. Shahid Mahmud

On the Board of Trustees of the Eisenhower Fellowships, Chairman & CEO Interactive Group of Companies

Dr Diane Karusisi

CEO, Bank of Kigali

Dr. Nkosana Moyo

Economist and former Zimbabwe Minister of Industry and International Trade

Kimball C. Chen

On the Board of Trustees of the Eisenhower Fellowships, Chairman Energy Transportation Group, Inc.

Andrew Mold

Officer-in-Charge- Eastern Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Wellington Chibebe

Head of International Labour Organisation Country Office for the United Republic of Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda

Diana Mpyisi

CEO and Founder Blue Oceans Ltd

Maria Sarungi Tsehai

Director, Compass Communications and Founder Kwanza TV

Nuru Mugambi

Director, Kenya Bankers Association

Yawa Hansen-Quao

Executive Director, Emerging Public Leaders

Sandra Uwera

CEO COMESA Business Council, Zambia

Emery Rubagenga

, CEO Roka Global Resources and YPO Board Member

Dr. Alexandra Henrion Caude

CEO of Simplissima Research Institute, France

Nomfanelo Magwentshu

Principal, McKinsey South Africa

Lorna Irungu

Macharia appointed Gina Din Group MD

Geetha Tharmaratnam

Partner – Africa & Head of Impact for LGT Impact

Louise Kanyonga

Head of Strategy and Competitiveness, Rwanda

Eddie Mandhry

Africa Director at Yale University, Yale Africa Initiative, Yale University

Grace Obado

Associate professor of International Relations and Sustainable development at IE Business School and IE University, Spain

Lindelwa Farisani

Director, Equity Sales, UBS Investment Bank

Harsha Purasinghe

Founder & CEO Microimage Holdings, Sri Lanka

Juan José Güemes

VP Economic Affairs at IE University & Chairman of entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, Spain

Mauro Freitas Rebelo

EF Fellow Brazil Associate Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio Janeiro (UFRJ ), Brazil

Dina Sherif

CEO/Founding Partner, Ahead of the Curve, Egypt

Adedoyin Odunfa

MD/CEO, Digital Jewels Ltd, Nigeria